|Sounding Second ep (Em102) - Fonik|
Originally released in 2008 on 3" cdr. Two in a set of two (see Sounding First ep, also a free download from this label). Fonik Ian Simpson - electronics & lapsteel Harry Gallimore - electronics www.myspace.com/fonikfonik www.myspace.com/electronicmusiklabel
Keywords: fonik; noise; electronica; dada; soundscape; sound collage; music concrete; avant garde; amm; stockhausen; lapsteel; derek bailey; industrial; synthesizer; ambient; landscape; noise scape; urban decay; dystopian; ballard jg; ballardian
|Northern Silence (Em107) - Psychiatric Challenge|
A previously unreleased live recording of 'Psychiatric Challenge' a collective of free improvisors who existed between (approximately) 1999 and 2005. Two of PC (Simpson & Gallimore) eventually morphed into the electronics duo Fonik. On this recording you can hear (I think) ...... Ian Simpson - prepared guitar Harry Gallimore - electronics Neil Packer - guitar and electronics Lewis Gill - guitar Tim Lyons -trumpet / voice Misha Gray - percussion Dave Jackson - reeds Cover art copyright Ian Simpso...
Keywords: psychiatric challenge; free improvisation; noise; electronica; free noise; fonik; noise research; modern composition; prepared guitar; percussion; electronics; synthesizer; stockhausen; amm; derek bailey; mic; dada; sound collage; music concrete; soundscapes; industrial wasteland; industry; dystopian; ballardian; high rise; dark ambient; ambient; experimental; avant garde
|Forgotten Reel II - Noise Research|
The remaining 2 tracks from the Forgotten Reel recordings. Originally recorded on the 19th February 1999. Part of the Electronic Musik back catalogue of free net releases (although this was never officially released) Th other recordings from this date can be found under 'Forgotten Reel' which is also part of the Electronic Musik netlabel downloads.
Keywords: fonik; noise research; noise; electronic musik; electronica; experimental music; sound collage; sound art; music concrete; stockhausen; amm; industrial; dystopian futures
|Live in Wolverhampton (Em148) - Thee Moths|
Live recording from Thee Moths. Recorded on the 18th June 2011 at The Lighthouse, Wolverhampton, UK. I was lucky enought to witness this amazing perfomance 1st hand and hence requested Alex release it with the label. First Actions Thee Moths formed as a fuzzy guitar pop band in 2000, initially as a quintet with former members of Alex's old band Magnetic North Pole. That then slimmed to a trio and then down to a duo...
Keywords: thee moths; noise; ambient; music concrete; alex botten; electronic musik; experimental music; experimental; stockhausen; amm; sound art; sound artist; soundscape; noisescape; wolverhampton; lighthouse; light house; drones; drone; dronescape; industrial; dystopian; loops
|Thee Moths sought the advice of the Courage Wolf: Vol 1 (Em119) - Thee Moths|
Another release from EM favourites Thee Moths. The physical release of 'Thee Moths Sought the Advice of Courage Wolf: Volume 1' is a single microcassette, the same microcassette that the album was recorded onto via an old dictaphone. Analogue synths, distortion, theremin, voice, banjo-dulcimer, delay, kaoss pad, guitar, pick-up and dictaphone feedback are all buried under layers of tape hiss and mechanical distortion...
Keywords: thee moths; noise; industrail; sound art; alex botton; electronic musik; sound collage; electronic music; stockhausen; steve reich; philip glass; birmingham; uk; electronica; tape noise; tape hiss; tape collage; dystopian; synthesizers; analogue
|A Further Out Excursion (Em180) - Id of Mobius|
Second album from UK based improvising collective 'Id of Mobius' Recorded live at 'Blank Canvas' in Liverpool (UK) on the evening of the 20th May 2012. Shaun Blezard - electronics / radios Simon Jones - electronics / objects Ian Simpson - electronics / tape players Thanks to Mark Jones for recording this for us. Thanks to Frakture for the opportunity. Artwork by Ian Simpson (copyright 2012) Id of Mobius had it's roots in the 'Centrifuge' series of concerts organised by the Liverpool based 'Frakt...
Keywords: id of mobius; liverpool; free improvisation; excursion; electronica; noise; collage; tape players; radio; objects; sonic object; music concrete; hot hail; clutter; noise research; dystopian; simon jones; shaun blezard; ian simpson; john cage; noise scape; soundscape; frakture; underground; bunker; nuclear; lost in space; forbidden planet; found sounds; fluxus
|Vzor Neba (Em178) - Alexei Borisov & Yura Volkov|
Recent (2012) collaboration between Alexei Borisov & Yura Volkov (Yura Gorodezkii). Both artists are based in Moscow.
Keywords: Alexei Borisov; Yura Volkov; noise; industrial; russia; ambient; experimental; soundscapes; sound collage; free download; electronica; ukraine; church of freedom; moscow; improvisation; vzor neba; music concrete; musique concrete; dystopian; art; sound art; art noise; earth air fire water; faust; astma; alexi borisov
|Music for Film V ep (Em114) - Noise Research|
Soundtrack from the short film 'Film V' with an alternate (longer) mix. Noise Research Noise Research is the project of UK Sound Artist / Musician Ian Simpson. Noise Research has material released on the Electronic Musik (UK),A.M.P. (Mexico) Rift Recordings (UK), Clinical Archives (Russia) Earth Monkey Productions (UK) & Bivouac (China) labels. Albums / ep's currently available are * The Liftshaft EP (also known as Nuclear Liftshaft) * Split with Barbarians * Noise Research I * Noise research II...
Keywords: noise research; electronica; soundscapes; noise; music concrete; stockhausen; amm; electronic musik; electronic music; fonik; noisescape; collage; hardware hacking; circuit bending; tone generator; futurism; futurist; john cage; pure data; raw data; soundtrack; film v; dada; pollock; coil; nuclear paranoia; 1950's atom bomb; dystopia; ballardian; ballard; high rise; dystopian